Humera Khanis the President of Muflehun, a resource center specializing in preventing hate, extremism and violence. She recently served as Senior Consultant to the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), developing policy recommendations for countering terrorist narratives. Humera is a recognized expert in preventing & countering violent extremism, and developing metanarratives to undermine terrorist ideologies. Her experience in security strategy and knowledge of theology is utilized in a policy advisory and strategic planning capacity by multi-national organizations, governments and law enforcement agencies in several countries. Focusing on countering online recruiting to violent extremism, her services are sought for capacity-building of governments, organizations, youth, communities and religious leaders. Ms Khan serves as the chair of the GCERF Independent Review Panel and has received the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for her work. She has testified before Congress and spoken at SXSW on the topic. Humera is also a specialist in scenario planning, strategy formulation and threat assessment using agent-based modelling, morphological analysis and system dynamics. Previously, as principal at a DC area think-tank, she designed and integrated methodologies for threat anticipation and risk assessment for the Singapore government “Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning” initiative. She was also a team member designing energy security strategy for US government clients. She holds four degrees from MIT: MS Technology & Policy, MS Nuclear Engineering, BS Art & Design and BS Nuclear Engineering. She also has an MA in Islamic Studies from an affiliate seminary of the Washington Theological Consortium.